Hot Off The Wires - 29th July 2021
UK airlines and tourism companies saw their market value surge by nearly £2bn on Wednesday after ministers decided that vaccinated travellers from the US and EU will no longer have to quarantine upon arrival in England.
Increased deliveries of Boeing’s bestselling 737 Max jets to airlines have lifted the giant American aviation group to its first quarterly profit in almost two years.
Santander beat forecasts with a 355 increase in underlying second-quarter profits, but deferred making an immediate decision on dividends.
Pfizer has raised its full-year revenue projections for its coronavirus vaccine by almost a third after the shot helped the drugmaker to almost double its sales in the second quarter.
GlaxoSmithKline beat earnings and revenue expectations on the back of strong sales in its vaccine business; it reported second-quarter revenue of £8.1bn, above the average analyst estimate of £7.6bn.
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